John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 4:1 - 4:1

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 4:1 - 4:1


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1Co 4:1. Οὕτως, so) is determinative, and resumes the subject from what precedes.-λογιζέσθω, account) without glorying, 1Co 3:21.-ἄνθρωπος, a man) איש, any man, one like ourselves, 1Co 3:21.-ὑπηρτέτας, ministers) Luk 1:2.-Χριστοῦ, of Christ) in His office [as the only Great Mediator]; not [ministers] of men.-οἰκονόμους μυστηρίων Θεοῦ, stewards of the mysteries of God) Paul, where he describes the ministers of the Gospel in the humblest language, still acknowledges them to be stewards: see Tit 1:7, note; comp. of Christ, and, of God, with 1Co 3:23. [Mysteries are heavenly doctrines, of which men are ignorant without the revelation of GOD.-V. g.]